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United Airlines

Computer Problems Cause Havoc For United Airlines Passengers

A major computer outage at United Airlines delayed flights for thousands of travelers across the globe on Thursday, the third time this year a computer problem has hit the world’s largest airline.

11/15/2012

South Shore Train

Major Delays On South Shore Line

A power failure on the South Shore line in Northwest Indiana is causing a major headache for commuters this morning.

10/17/2012

Nearly 90 flights were canceled after a power outage at Midway Airport. (CBS)

After Power Outage, Midway Delays To Spill Into Weekend

A power outage on Midway’s airfield grounded dozens of flights and hundreds of passengers. The outage lasted for four hours, and CBS 2 learned the delays will be spilling into the weekend.

06/29/2012

File photo of a Blue Line train.  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Red, Blue Line Delays Expected This Week

Late night Red and Blue Line riders should allow extra travel time this week as construction is expected to cause minor delays.

05/28/2012

CTA Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Red Line Trains Delayed Due To Report Of Smoke

Red Line trains are experiencing residual delays after service was temporarily stopped due to a report of smoke near the Clark and Division stop, according to the CTA.

02/22/2012

Photo Of Amtrak Rail Car. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Amtrak: Freight Trains Delay 99 Percent Of Chicago-To-New Orleans Runs

Amtrak has filed an official complaint against Canadian National railway for regular delays on the route from Chicago to New Orleans.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

CTA Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Red, Brown And Purple Line Trains Delayed Due To Track Walker

At the height of the morning rush Thursday, someone saw fit to walk around on the busy Red-Brown-Purple Line ‘L’ tracks near Fullerton Avenue and slow down the commute for everybody.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Metra Apologizes For Monday’s Union Station Delays

Metra is apologizing to riders a day after signal problems forced Union Station commuters to experience lengthy delays, crowded conditions and communication issues.

01/10/2012

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Switching Problems Cause Metra Delays At Union Station

Metra trains were delayed up to 45 minutes Monday night because of a switching problem near a Downtown station.

01/09/2012

Metra Train

Delays On Metra North Central Line After Car Hits Train

A Metra North Central line train was hit by a car this morning near Steeger Road west of Rand Road.

11/29/2011

Holiday Travel

Crowds Swarm At O’Hare For Thanksgiving Holiday

Gas prices and airfares are higher this year than last, but cost isn’t keeping people home for the holidays.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2011

UIC-Halsted Blue Line Stop

Weekend Maintenance To Cause Delays On Blue Line

Late night Blue Line riders should allow extra travel time this weekend as maintenance work is expected to cause minor delays.

11/12/2011

Freight Train Fire

Metra Line Running, But Delayed, After Derailment

Metra commuters can expect more delays during their morning commute Friday, a day after the fiery freight train derailment that halted the Milwaukee District-West line near Bartlett.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2011

File photo of a Blue Line train.  (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Construction To Cause Blue, Red Line Delays This Week

Late night CTA riders should allow extra travel time this week as construction on the Blue and Red lines will cause minor delays.

10/09/2011

CTA Bus (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Analysis: Absent Employees Making For Long Delays On CTA

Chicago Transit Authority president Forrest Claypool says the agency is doing what it can to end the rampant employee absenteeism that can lead to long waits for passengers.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2011

Metra Train

Big Delays On Metra’s BNSF Line From Aurora

Commuters can expect delays this morning on Metra’s BNSF line after a disabled freight train halted five trains inbound into the city.

09/22/2011

Construction To Cause Overnight Delays On Red, Blue Lines

Overnight maintenance work is expected to cause delays this week on the Red and Blue lines. Passengers should allow extra travel time.

08/28/2011

Overnight Delays Expected On Red, Blue And Green Lines This Week

Overnight CTA construction is expected to cause delays on the Red, Blue and Green lines this week. The CTA is advising passengers to allow extra travel time.

08/14/2011

credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Digital Chicago

Metra Trains Running Again But Delayed Over Two Hours In Places

Metra trains are back running Tuesday night on the Union Pacific North and Northwest lines after a high winds and a downed tree delayed some trains for over two hours.

08/02/2011

CTA Train (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Excessive Heat Damages Tracks, Causes Delays On Red Line

Hundreds of rush hour commuters packed downtown Red Line stations, some ditching public transit in an attempt to get home as crews scrambled to repair tracks damaged by excessive heat Thursday evening.

07/21/2011

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